Re: Vista and Bandwidth Throttling
Thanks Jack. I am using NetLimiter, and it does work, but I guess I was just
wondering exactly what Vista's throttling option actually does. If it's
possible to set a throttle limit in Vista (in policies) on an
application-by-application basis, what process actually performs the
"Jack (MVP-Networking)." <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Vista own would not help with the Internet (It will help when you have
> your own server)
> To throttle the Internet traffic you need a Router that can do its own Qos
> or install 3rd party software that enable you to Shape the computer usage
> of the resources.
> Example: http://www.netlimiter.com/
> Jack (MVP-Networking).
> "John Whitworth" <sexyjw@gEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEmail.com> wrote in message
>> I'm a little uncertain as to whether I should be able to invoke bandwidth
>> throttling using Vista Ultimate with a standard home router.
>> The router does not have DSCP capability, but I have set up Group Policy
>> a particularly stubborn backup application (iDrive), which is supposed to
>> have inbuilt throttling, but it doesn't work.
>> By setting DSCP in Vista to 8, and Throttling to 8KBps, should I be
>> any throttling taking place? Or does it need a special router to actually
>> analyse the QoS information that Vista is adding to the packets? I'm
>> OpenDNS - can that assist in any way here?
>> I set up the group policy to be for a particular application, from any
>> address, to any address, TCP and UDP.
>> I have managed to get around this issue by using a trial version of
>> NetLimiter. But obviously once my 28 day trial is up, if I don't *need*
>> to buy it, I'd rather not do so, if it's possible using the OS.